Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research: Breast Cancer

Translating research breakthroughs into more effective treatments for breast cancer remains one of Sylvester’s highest priorities. Clinical trials – research studies used to answer specific questions about new therapies or new ways of using known therapies – allow patients to participate in the newest treatments in development. For more information about clinical trials, visit the Clinical Trials section or call Sylvester’s Information Center at 305-243-1000 or 800-545-2292.

Click HERE to search for breast cancer clinical trials online.


The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been awarded a grant by the Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute, Inc. (FAMRI), to further its breast cancer research efforts. The grant of $150,000 is to support and encourage novel, early stage research into breast cancer, a disease associated with exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke. To read more, click HERE